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Doctors Without Orders: Postdoc Survey Highlights

In-Depth Survey Analysis

Full details of the analysis are slated to appear in a chapter entitled "Improving the Postdoctoral Experience: An Empirical Approach" in the forthcoming book, The Science and Engineering Workforce in the United States, Richard Freeman and Daniel Goroff, editors, NBER/University of Chicago Press.

Suggested citation: Davis, G. 2006.  Improving the Postdoctoral Experience: An Empirical Approach.  In R. Freeman and D. Goroff (Eds.), The Science and Engineering Workforce in the United States, Chicago, IL: NBER/University of Chicago Press.  (To appear)  http://www.nber.org/~sewp/Davis_SurveyAnalysis20060201.pdf


Survey Highlights

A summary of national highlights from the Sigma Xi Postdoc Survey, based on information provided by 7,600 postdoctoral scientists at 46 American research institutions, appeared in a special 16-page insert called "Doctors Without Orders" in the May-June issue of American Scientist, the magazine of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.

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Doctors Without Orders, PDF file

Suggested citation: Davis, G. 2005. Doctors without orders. American Scientist 93(3, supplement). http://postdoc.sigmaxi.org/results/


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